Bluff Your Way in Archaeology (Bluffer's Guides) Paperback – 1 Oct 1995
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Part of the "Bluffer's Guides" series, this book explains how to bluff your way in archaeology. These guides are designed to help the reader achieve instant expertise and become a successful bluffer. Other "Bluffer's Guides" look at accountancy, golf, music and world affairs.
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I came to it through a rather brave, even foolhardy, reference in a standard textbook on ethnoarchaeology (Ethnoarchaeology in Action, David and Kramer, Cambridge University Press, 2001). There, Bahn is quoted as describing ethnoarchaeology as "a means of getting an exotic adventure holiday in a remote location" from which one can return and "make sweeping generalisations about what people did in the past".
The book is all the sharper by being written by someone who is himself a major contributor to archaeological writing, e.g. as collaborator with Colin Renfrew and as a contributor to the journal Antiquity.